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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,150
Current Penalty $2,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260452 W06 I 10/03/2006 10/06/2006 $2,200 $4,150 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202361556 Event: 08/29/2006Employee Injured In Fall When Scissor Lift Tilts In Hole
On August 29, 2009, Employee #1, an electrician, was installing metal-clad cable in the ceiling of a ballroom at a Hilton Hotel under construction. He was working from the approximately 8 ft by 2 ft work platform of an upright scissor lift, model #61800, serial #3591. Employee #1 inadvertently drove the lift into a 9 in. by 11 in. by 4 in. deep floor hole and fell about 14 ft to the floor. This hole had previously been covered, although other holes remained uncovered. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of a head laceration, a fractured right femur, and cracked vertebrae.
Keywords: fracture, floor hole, work rules, electrician, construction, laceration, fall, elevated work plat, aerial lift, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309658672 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians

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